Where are the Kelpie horses in Scotland?
Falkirk in Scotland is home to The Kelpies, the largest equine sculpture in the world. Unveiled in April 2014, these 30-metre high horse-head sculptures are situated in Helix Park near the M9 Motorway and are a monument to Scotland’s horse-powered industrial heritage.
What is the postcode for The Kelpies?
The best post code is FK2 9EE. Since visiting the kelpies I have spoken to a few people who had the same problem as we had.
Is The Kelpies a Scottish landmark?
The Kelpies are a monument to horse-powered heritage across Scotland. The sculptures were opened to the public in April 2014.
What is a Kelpie in Scotland?
Kelpies are malevolent aquatic spirits and nearly every loch, pool or body of water in Scotland has a story about water spirits associated with it.
Can kelpies turn human?
[*] Kelpies have the ability to shapeshift into human males (and very rarely, females). However, when they appear as humans, they are given away by the water weeds stuck in their hair. However, if someone tries to ride them, the Kelpies will run back toward the water to drown their riders.
Is Kelpie a Fae?
A Kelpie is a sea fae that lures the unwary to a watery death. One appears in Rosemary and Rue.
Do the Kelpies light up at night?
According to the Press and Journal (November 2014), “the Kelpies are lit up with LED lights an hour after sun down every night. Light-up time changes throughout the year according to the weather and season.”
Are the kelpies worth seeing?
Well, The Kelpies are two whopping horse head statues located in The Helix on the Forth & Clyde canal in Falkirk. But, now it stands as the worlds largest equine statue. It’s also a popular tourist attraction and one of the most photographed statues in all of Scotland! The Kelpies are a whopping 30 metres tall!
Where are The Kelpies located in Falkirk Scotland?
Located between Falkirk and Grangemouth, it was created as a space for the communities in the Falkirk area to come together. The Kelpies go a step further in bringing together not only people from different parts of Scotland and the UK, but from all over the world.
How tall are The Kelpies on the Scottish Canals?
Standing 30 metres (100ft) tall, The Kelpies stand majestically above all around them and pay homage to the working horses of Scotland which used to pull barges along Scotland’s canals and worked in the fields in the area where they now stand.
What to do in the Kelpies visitor centre?
The Kelpies Hub is home to a visitor centre with a café, exhibition and gift shop. Should you want to find out more about the story of these metallic beasts, take The Kelpies Tour – you’ll even get to see the sculptures from the inside!
Where to see The Kelpies at the helix?
The Kelpies Hub is home to a visitor centre with a café, exhibition and gift shop. Should you want to find out more about the story of these metallic beasts, take The Kelpies Tour – you’ll even get to see the sculptures from the inside! And then try… Pop into The Helix Visitor Centre where you’ll find a café, gift shop and exhibition space.